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The Stoner's Cookbook: The Odd Science Behind Marijuana And Metabolism

The Stoner's Cookbook: The Odd Science Behind Marijuana And Metabolism

Something peculiar happens to stoners when they overeat. No joke, marijuana consumers eat 600 more calories per day than the average non-smoking person. But, for some reason, those extra calories don’t necessarily turn into fat. How is that possible? New research raises some interesting questions about cannabinoids, metabolism, and belly fat.

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Leafly: A Dietician's Perspective on Cannabis

Leafly: A Dietician's Perspective on Cannabis

Cannabis can save the world. A bold statement perhaps, but potentially true nonetheless. As a dietitian, when I look at the cannabis plant, I first see its nutritional value as a vegetable, loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. I also know that essentially cannabis is hemp, and hemp hits a home run every time when it comes to nutritional value (among its other thousands of industrial uses).

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Ganjapreneur: Cannabis Can Inhibit and Kill Cancer Cells

The U.S. Department of Health has released findings confirming that cannabis can kill and inhibit the growth of cancer cells in mice and rats. The National Cancer Institute’s website states that ”laboratory and animal studies have shown that cannabinoids...

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